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October 25, 2013
For More Information Contact:
Zach Becker, Engineering Services, 402-613-3763

Total Closure Set for Wednesday on Portion of South 56th

The rehabilitation work under way on S. 56th Street will require a total closure of the southbound lanes from Pioneers Blvd. to Highway 2 on Wednesday, October 30. The closure will begin at 8 a.m., and the work is expected to take less than one day. Drivers will be detoured east on Pioneers, south on 70th St. and west on Old Cheney to Highway 2. The closure is necessary to adjust utilities in the roadway.

The project on S. 56th Street from Highway 2 north to Spruce Street includes new asphalt and pavement markings as well as the reconstruction of pedestrian curb ramps at Shady Creek Road, Edgewood Drive, La Salle Street and Spruce Street to meet ADA standards. Lane closures will continue during the project, which is expected to be completed by Nov. 9, weather permitting.

More information on the Citywide Street Rehabilitation Project is available at (keyword: projects) or by contacting Zach Becker, Engineering Services, at 402-613-3763 or

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